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Bulgaria

Bul·gar·i·a

 (bŭl-gâr′ē-ə, bo͝ol-)
A country of southeast Europe on the Black Sea. Settled in the 6th century ad by Slavs, it was subject to the Ottoman Empire from the late 14th century until 1908, when it became an independent kingdom. The Soviet Union invaded in 1944 and established the People's Republic of Bulgaria. Communist rule came to an end in 1989, and a democratic constitution was established in 1991. Sofia is the capital and the largest city.
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Bulgaria

(bʌlˈɡɛərɪə; bʊl-)
n
(Placename) a republic in SE Europe, on the Balkan Peninsula on the Black Sea: under Turkish rule from 1395 until 1878; became an independent kingdom in 1908 and a republic in 1946; joined the EU in 2007; consists chiefly of the Danube valley in the north and the Balkan Mountains in the central part, separated from the Rhodope Mountains of the south by the valley of the Maritsa River. Language: Bulgarian. Religion: Christian (Bulgarian Orthodox) majority. Currency: lev. Capital: Sofia. Pop: 6 981 642 (2013 est). Area: 110 911 sq km (42 823 sq miles)
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Bul•gar•i•a

(bʌlˈgɛər i ə, bʊl-)

n.
a republic in SE Europe. 8,194,772; 42,800 sq. mi. (110,850 sq. km). Cap.: Sofia.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bulgaria - a republic in the eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula in southeastern EuropeBulgaria - a republic in the eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula in southeastern Europe
Pleven, Plevna - the town was taken from the Turks by the Russians in 1877 after a siege of 143 days
NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization - an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
Bulgarian capital, Serdica, Sofia - capital and largest city of Bulgaria located in western Bulgaria
Philippopolis, Plovdiv - an ancient city in southern Bulgaria; commercial center of an agricultural region
Varna - a port city in northeastern Bulgaria on the Black Sea
Danau, Danube, Danube River - the 2nd longest European river (after the Volga); flows from southwestern Germany to the Black Sea; "Vienna, Budapest, and Belgrade are on the banks of the Danube"
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
Bulgarian - a native or inhabitant of Bulgaria
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Translations
Bulharsko
Bulgarien
Bulgaria
Bugarska
ブルガリア
불가리아
Bulgarien
ประเทศบัลแกเรีย
nước Bulgaria

Bulgaria

[bʌlˈgɛərɪə] NBulgaria f
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Bulgaria

[bʌlˈgɛəriə bʊlˈgɛəriə] nBulgarie f
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Bulgaria

nBulgarien nt
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Bulgaria

[bʌlˈgɛərɪə] nBulgaria
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Bulgaria

بُلغارِيا Bulharsko Bulgarien Bulgarien Βουλγαρία Bulgaria Bulgaria Bulgarie Bugarska Bulgaria ブルガリア 불가리아 Bulgarije Bulgaria Bułgaria Bulgária Болгария Bulgarien ประเทศบัลแกเรีย Bulgaristan nước Bulgaria 保加利亚
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Incredible as it may seem to foreigners, it is literally true that in a single building in New York, the Hudson Terminal, there are more telephones than in Odessa or Madrid, more than in the two kingdoms of Greece and Bulgaria combined.
Some people said she had gone to Naples in pursuit of Lord Steyne, whilst others averred that his Lordship quitted that city and fled to Palermo on hearing of Becky's arrival; some said she was living in Bierstadt, and had become a dame d'honneur to the Queen of Bulgaria; some that she was at Boulogne; and others, at a boarding-house at Cheltenham.
In June, Czech energy company CEZ Group signed a contract with holding company Eurohold Bulgaria for the sale of its assets in Bulgaria.
Bulgaria is a member of the European Union, NATO, and the Council of Europe; it is a founding state of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and has taken a seat on the UN Security Council three times.
Question: How do you assess the current level of economic relations between Azerbaijan and Bulgaria? What are the prospects for increasing the volume of bilateral trade turnover between the two countries?
Bulgaria is a reliable ally in an area of strategic importance to the United States.
Paying an official visit to Bulgaria on Thursday, Davutoy-lu met with his Bulgarian counterpart Kristian Vigenin, after which the two foreign ministers held a joint press conference.
Bulgaria. He stresses that Armenia is interested in Bulgarian engineering products to produce wine, cheese and other products.
The sale, which includes 63,624 shares of CEZ Power Distribution Bulgaria and 1,650 shares of CEZ Electro Bulgaria, was approved by the Bulgarian financial regulator on Friday.
HBCB members voted Coca-Cola HBC Bulgaria country general manager Nikolaos Kalaitzidakis, Alpha Bank Bulgaria country manager Evangelos Lytras, Report BG director Makis Mavropoulos and Unisystems Bulgaria country manager Ioannis Xirouhakis to join the board, while Theodoropoulos and Intracom Bulgaria chief executive Georgios Roussos were re-elected.
Nestle Ice Cream Bulgaria was originally Delta Bulgaria SA, a subsidiary of the Greek company Delta Ice Cream S.A.

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